PLANNING SYSTEM

SADPD, local plan, Cheshire East,

Cheshire East to consider next phase of its development plan

Councillors are to consider the next phase of Cheshire East’s development plan, which will provide the framework for housing, employment and other key infrastructure sites up to 2030.
Community-led housing, Planners, Community First Yorkshire, Royal Town Planning Institute

A guide to better planning for communities in England

A planner’s guide to help local authorities support more community-led housing development has been launched by Community First Yorkshire.
Beacon College Special Academy, Interserve, Department for Education

Interserve named as preferred bidder to build education academy

Interserve has been selected by the Department for Education (DfE) as the preferred bidder to design and build the £8m Beacon College Special Academy.
Planning bill, scotland, government

Scotland’s planning bill supports a more inclusive system

Communities in Scotland will have more say in shaping the future development of their areas in a radical shake-up of planning laws.
arthur street estate, regeneration,

£95m regeneration of Arthur Street estate gains planning permission

Bexley Council’s planning committee has granted planning permission for the £95m redevelopment of the Arthur Street estate in Erith, South London.
Allplan Bridge, Construction, BIM

Allplan Bridge: Software supports use of BIM in bridge engineering

One year on from its first release, a host of new capabilities have been added to expand Allplan Bridge.
Historic Environment Scotland, planning policy,,

A new approach to managing the historic environment

Barbara Cummins, director of heritage at Historic Environment Scotland, discusses the new planning policy for Scotland.
Powerproject XV

Powerproject XV to deliver confidence in project schedules

Elecosoft has released the highly anticipated Powerproject XV, designed for use by planners and project managers across the whole spectrum of the planning and construction management sector.
Purfleet regeneration,

Outline planning for Purfleet regeneration gets the green light

The Purfleet regeneration scheme has received outline planning permission after Thurrock Council’s planning committee give the development the green light.
Guinness Partnership, Hunslet Road, Leeds,

Guinness to build largest ever housing scheme in Leeds

The Guinness Partnership has acquired a 928 home site, the biggest in its history, at Hunslet Road near Leeds Dock.
Permitted development, labour party, affordable housing,

Labour says it will scrap permitted development rule

The Labour Party has said it would scrap a government scheme that allows commercial and residential buildings to be transformed into homes without planning permission.
Loch Lomond,

Plans unveiled for £30m tourist development at Loch Lomond

Plans for a new £30m tourist development at Loch Lomond have been unveiled by Flamingo Land Limited and Scottish Enterprise.
regeneration scheme, Boots Island,

Plans approved to transform Boots Island site in Nottingham

Outline plans to transform the former Boots Island site in Nottingham have been given the nod, as the city is set to create “possibly the biggest regeneration scheme in the UK”.
North Street Quarter, planning application,

Planning application approved for North Street Quarter

The North Street Quarter development in Lewes has taken a step forward, as detailed plans for the landscape and appearance of phases 2 and 3 were approved by the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA).

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